Manchester Art Gallery

Gloves off

Contemporary dance by Ad Hoc Dance company inspired by Fashion & Freedom

Manchester Art Gallery
Thursday 7 July 2016, 7.30pm–7.50pm

Ad Hoc Dance have continued their residency at Manchester Art Gallery and created a new contemporary dance work entitled Gloves Off.  The participants, alongside choreographer and artistic director, Ruth Jones have created this choreography in response to the exhibition, Fashion & Freedom, taking inspiration from the First World War Canary girls, whose skin turned yellow as a result of working too closely with toxic chemicals.   There will be two performances taking place in the  at 7.30 and 8.15 pm, starting in the Fashion & Freedom exhibition.   Each performance lasts 20 minutes.  Free, no need to book.

Ad Hoc Dance is a community, contemporary dance company, open to anyone over 18 who is enthusiastic about dance.  No previous experience is required.  The next Ad Hoc course commences in the Autumn,  resulting in a performance at The Whitworth.  Please contact Ruth Jones at ruthjones.dance@gmail.com for more information.